Specimen Information

Macrobrachium nipponense
Macrobrachium nipponense
(East Asian river prawn)
Crustaceans-Shrimp
Exotic

Specimen ID1656895
GroupCrustaceans-Shrimp
GenusMacrobrachium
Speciesnipponense
Common NameEast Asian river prawn
StateNC
CountyNew Hanover
LocalityOverflow from Greenfield Lake at intersection of Burnett Blvd and S Front St, Wilmington, NC
Mapping AccuracyAccurate
HUC8 NameLower Cape Fear
HUC8 Number03030005
HUC10 NameBrunswick River-Cape Fear River
HUC10 Number0303000505
HUC12 NameBrunswick River-Cape Fear River
HUC12 Number030300050503
Map
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Collection Day11
Collection Month11
Collection Year2017
Year AccuracyActual
Potential Pathwaydispersed | released aquarium | escaped captivity aquaculture
Statusunknown
Record TypePersonal communication
VerifierScott Smith (NCDNR)
Freshwater/MarineFreshwater
Number Collected3
Photo
Macrobrachium nipponense
Macrobrachium nipponense


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Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. [2024]. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Gainesville, Florida. Accessed [2/28/2024].

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